Barney, that much maligned Half-Life security guard seeks a bit of revenge for the pain he was put through. But it doesn't quite work out like he expected it would. Topics: ESM Productions: Half-Life, Valve Software, Half-Life, Valve Corporation
This is the second dance movie by JuniorX made in the World of Warcraft MMORPG, beta version. As with most movies made in massively-multiplayer games, the character actions are limited to emotes and moves built into the game. In this case, JuniorX relies on Orc dance and fighting moves, set to the tune of MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This." ( 2 reviews ) Topics: JuniorX, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
A short machinima film, set in England in the 1700's, based on the poem 'The Highwayman' set to music of the same title by Loreena McKennitt, filmed with The Sims 2. -- submitted by Britannica Dreams Productions. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Britannica Dreams Productions, The Sims 2, McKennitt, Loreena, machinima
The "Last SAM Movie" is immortalized in this catalog as a benchmark of internet gangster machinima. Also Known As: San Andreas Mafia - Last SAM Movie [Part 1/4] Directed by: DexeN Voicework by: beatstar / BarackObeezy / imavoidingmyblock Original Movie Used Courtesy of DexeN Productions ____ I first caught light of the original "SAM Movie 3" just when I was brainstorming the trailer for What's My Name. As you can see, I used some content from their trailer. To be honest... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Grand Theft Auto, San Andreas, Mafia, Beatstar Productions, McGee, J. F., Dexen, machinima,...
BloodSpell is the unique animated "punk fantasy" feature film by Machinima pioneers Strange Company, made available in its entirety for viewing online under Creative Commons. In the world of BloodSpell, some people are infected with magic in their blood. When that blood is spilled, the magic is released, to harm or heal. When Jered, a young monk trained to hunt the Blooded, realises he has magic in his own blood, he must flee into the slums and magical hideouts of the Blooded, pursued... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Bloodspell, Punk, Fantasy, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
The Rangers' "Diary of a Camper" (1996) is considered the first complete work of machinima (then known as Quake movies). Here is a snippet from my (HEL) "High-Performance Play: The Making of Machinima," which covers the early history of this medium: "Arguably the most famous clan of all, the Rangers’ top-notch players contributed visibly to the technical community that grew around the game. They had participated in the first pre-release test of the Quake engine... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Quake, id Software, Rangers (Clan), United Rangers Films
Watch the classic first episode, as Cloudy And Norman get initiated on the alien planet by sharing some grand, friend lovin' moments that could only make this...Halo: Envolved... Topics: Comedy, Halo, Shady, Industries
"Not Just Another Love Story" is not just another World of Warcraft movie! It does continue Tristan Pope's distinctive series of sly movies set in the massively multiplayer World of Warcraft. -- HEL "I want to give you a full description of this movie, but that would ruin the surprise ... I'll give you a hint: I only executed what the pixels in WOW suggest .. And it has something to do with something that was removed in patch 1.3 Ok, that's all you get! Enjoy! Advisory: This... ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Pope, Tristan, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
Simmons and Grif wax curious about their purpose in Blood Gulch under the watchful eyes of Tucker and Church ( 9 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, microsoft, bungie, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 01 - why are we here?
Randall Glass, the maker of "Warthog Jump," re-creates in "A Few Good G-Men" an entire scene from the motion picture, "A Few Good Men." His project tests Half-Life 2 Source's capacity for lip-synchronization and emotive gestures. "Hey gang, this is my first crack at making movies with the HL2 engine. I originally thought this would be a quick "two-weeks" maximum project ("hey, the phoneme editor practically does all the work for you!"), but... Topics: Glass, Randall, Half-Life 2, Valve Software
The Blooded are cursed to carry magic in their blood - when their blood is spilled, the magic comes out, whether to heal, summon or destroy. They are hunted by the Church of the Angels, whose Black Monks hunt them through the nights and the slums to deliver them to the Angels. One young Monk-in-training, Jered, leads the Monks to stop a human sacrifice. But both the Monks and the Blooded have secrets he does not know, and the outcome of his first mission will be very different to his... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
Dementia Myndflame's insanely paced successor to their succesful "Zinwrath" movie, also made in the World of Warcraft, Blizzards massively-multiplayer roleplaying game. "Illegal Danish" took home several awards from the first Blizzard-Xfire World of Warcraft movie contest in spring 2006, including Best Comedy, Best Dialogue and Best Original Music. "Illegal Danish" also received a "Highly Commended" award for Best Machinima Movieat the GameShadow... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Myndflame, Dementia Myndflame, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Hackleman, D. W.,...
Feisar (Brian Berndt) is a member of the Georgia Tech Machinima Group directed by Michael Nitsche . Set in part to ISAN's "My Last Journey (Weather Balloon)," this movie adopts familiar locations from Valve's Half-Life 2 and Source maps, as well as Garry's Mod, to revisit the common machinima theme of the loss of loved ones in combat. The choice of music, selective use of visual and sound effects, and decision not to use spoken dialogue serve to emphasize the possibility provided by... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Feisar, Half-Life 2, Valve Software, Berndt, Brian, Half-Life 2: Garry's Mod
"Official Finalist of Blizzcon 2008 Machinima Festival. From Award the award winning creators of the "Rise of the Living Dead" series and "The Island". War looms on the horizon... As the Arch Druid wages a violent battle for land and wealth, his wife, High Priestess Elunari, must turn her back on her own people in a desperate attempt to shift the tide of war and save Azeroth from certain destruction. Deep in the shadowy depths of a secret Night Elf prison is a rival,... ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Sleeping Dogs Productions, Diltz, J. Joshua, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzcon
Winner of 'Best Technical Achievement' at the Machinima Film Festival 2003, Fountainhead's lyrical short film chronicles the life of a flower in a gothic fairytale. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Fountainhead Entertainment: Kang, Katherine Anna, Quake III: Arena, Machinimation, id Software,...
Clara's "Rise of the Living Dead" trilogy concludes, with the distinctive cinematography, editing and use of sound effects, voice acting and music characteristic of the series. Like Clara's other movies, this episode in the "Rise of the Living Dead" series was made in the World of Warcraft MMO.-- HEL "The apocalypse has arrived. The dead have risen to destroy the living and take control of Azeroth. There is only one being who has the ability to bring the world back from... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Diltz, J. Joshua, Clara, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Reformation (Guild), Sleeping...
"This is a Desert Combat Movie dedicated to the DC 0.3 Harrier. It is based on the Wake map, watch the Harrier in all its beauty while listening to the Top Gun soundtract 'Danger Zone'." -- DCR Productions website. A flight movie made with the Battlefield 1942 Desert Combat mod and featuring the Harrier Jumpjet. Sky, sound, and mild stunts, such as flying under bridges. (HEL) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: DCR Productions: Top Gun, Battlefield 1942: Desert Combat mod, Digital Illusions
With no ammo left, red team is forced to surrender. Now the only thing left is to hammer out the terms. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, bungie, microsoft, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 22 - red vs. bleu
"The California Legacy Project at Santa Clara University is dedicated to preserving Californias unique culture through our book series, our radio productions, and now through the virtual world of Second Life, using machinima videos to visualize the writings. Currently, California Legacy has published almost 40 books -- reprints, single author studies, and new anthologies -- with our publishing partner, Heyday Books. With KAZU Public Radio, 90.3 Pacific Grove, we have produced nearly 500... Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Draxtor.com, Drax, Bernhard, Sand Castle Studios,...
A "music-video" styled film, set to the tune of Les Miserables' "One Day More", filmed in Myriad Islands. This is my favorite song from that show, so I hope you'll like it too. Thanks to illspirit and the rest of the Myriad crew for giving me a NEW location to film in, and of course the writers of Les Miserables, from creating the best Broadway show in the world. :) For more information on the total conversion community project "Myriad Islands", please visit... Topics: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City: Myriad Islands Mod, Rockstar Games, Pawfect Films
"The French Democracy," released mere weeks after the release of Lionhead's "The Movies," gives evidence for the potential of game movies as commentaries on current events. Inspired by the recent riots in the Parisian suburbs, this movie tells several stories about the victimization of French minority groups through harassment, job discrimination, and daily events and depicts circumstancs that make them feel like second-class citizens. Implicitly, this movie attempts to... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Koulamata, Lionhead Studios, The Movies, Chan, Alex
A Japanese ghost story adapted from Hearn's "Yuki-Onna"(Kwaidan). Two woodcutters, an old man and his young apprentice, Minokichi get trapped in a snowstorm in the forest and take refuge in a hut. That night, Minokichi is forced to make a bargain that will later be forgotten.... Writing Credits: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn 'Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things' (book) 'Yuki-Onna' (story) Directed by Michelle Pettit-Mee, Narrated by Simon Taylor (Jester Media). Audio Production by... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Britannica Dreams Productions, The Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Pettit-Mee, Michelle, Hearn, Patrick...
A film by Kate Lee, Lizard & Sherwin Liu PART I: Corpus Meum ("My Body") Jon is a man who has lost all that mattered. The life he had once adored taken in an instant with the loss of his wife. Tortured by the sudden and horrifying events of her death, he has lost any hope of making it through this world alone. He soon finds out that there are things worse than death. Part One follows Jon on a journey as he learns more than he could ever imagine about the outside forces that have... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Movies, Lionhead Studios, Horror, Lee, Kate, Liu, Sherwin, Lizard3209, Decadent Pictures
This is the first dance movie by JuniorX made in the World of Warcraft MMORPG, beta version. As with most movies made in massively-multiplayer games, character actions are limited to emotes and character animations built into the game, which makes the editing and synchronization with music that much more entertaining. In this movie, JuniorX shows off dance moves associated with a variety of races in this game: gnomes, dwarves, humans, orcs, and others. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, JuniorX
"Potentior" was written and directed by Nicholas Werner, a Stanford student in film & media studies. He is also part of the How They Got Game group at the Stanford Humanities Laboratory. This ambitious movie traces the events of the final major battle in the Gallic Wars, the epic struggle between Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix focused on the siege of the fortified town of Alesia. At over 40 minutes in length, the movie can afford to dwell on many details and stratetic aspects of... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Rome: Total War, Creative Assembly, Werner, Nicholas
This movie made in World of Warcraft appropriates the "Numa Numa Dance" web phenomenon. The dance movie is set to DiscO-Zone's Dragostea Din Tei, a pop title by a Rumanian band made popular by GMan250's webcam-based dance movie distributed originally at Newgrounds.com. The Film Actors Guild's "Numa Numa Dance" is one of several movies that have reworked this idea in game spaces, literally appropriating the appropriated for another round of circulation. "This is my... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Film Actors Guild, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft
What's in a Clone anyway? Danson Delta-40 is the sole survivor of the latest failed batch of Clone soldiers, hurriedly created to provide enough troops so the Galactic Republic can win the war that eats at its very foundations. Unfortunately, Danson isn't exactly your model soldier. he's had no training. He even doesn't know how to fire his rifle. And he questions the rather... questionable practices of the army founded on the "overwhelm them with many in useless plastic armor"... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: star wars, battlefront, red vs blue, machinima, clone trooper
Part 1 of the Dracula machinima series from CandlelightStories.com. Parts 2 and 3 are available on the Archive. They are 'Dracula's Message,' and 'Dracula's Prisoner.' Bram Stoker wrote this fascinating gothic horror story. Some think it's a missing chapter from the novel, 'Dracula.' Others suspect Stoker wrote it several years before the novel. Whichever is true, the story stands on its own as a supreme example of its genre. We've made our first machinima animation to tell the tale. For this... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: horror, Candlelight Stories, The Movies, Lionhead Studios, Cima, Alessandro, Stoker, Bram, Dracula,...
Donut returns to the reds after his accident and is proud of his new "light red" armor. Sarge has a mishap while installing a speech unit into Lopez prompting Grif to realize that Lopez is a robot. Due to the mishap Lopez can only speak Spanish. Topics: rooster teeth, bungie, microsoft, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 16 - a slightly crueler...
"Completed in June 2005 this is my first Sims2 film and features a scene from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". If you would like to see my other machima films please go to - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/a.jones44/htm/movies.htm." -- David Jones (Dxvid) ( 5 reviews ) Topics: The Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Dxvid, Rocky Horror Picture Show
An advert for/short film about Fair Trade, made using The Sims 2 as part of the Fair Game project (http://fairgame.strangecompany.org). The initial concept was developed by Rosehall High School near Glasgow, and was then developed into a Machinima movie by Strange Company, working with Hand Up Media, an ethical marketing company. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Sims 2, Fair Trade, Electronic Arts
Baron Soosdon in a more conventional mode of WoW machinima than usual, without model or map viewer or heavy post-production editing. The tricks in the video were made through the use of a private server. -- HEL "Sunday, June 3, 2007 012 - The making of "Shake That! Here's how it went: 1) Target NPC 2) .emote 10 3) Point & Shoot 4) Edit! All done in one day. No modelviewing at all - private server / emulator FTW in machinimation! The main thing in a dance video is of course the... Topics: Baron Soosdon, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Nublock Movies, Scooter
The promo video for Desert Combat v0.5 shows some of the new content all the Desert Combat fans are waiting for. See some of the new maps, new vehicles, and lots of DC action with some cool camera angels. Topics: Battlefield NL Clan: Desert Combat Movie Edition v. 5 Promo, Battlefield 1942: Desert Combat mod